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Team of the Week

Some re-watches and deliberations were required for the final international select XV of the calendar year. Once again the Americas floundered with four losses from four but there were individuals in each match who deserved recognition for exceptional performances. Next week’s team will return to the European club season, though ...

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Video: Germany vs Brazil 2016 – Test 2

On Saturday Germany completed a 2-0 home series win over Brazil. Having won the first test in Heidelberg the South Americans were off the pace in Leipzig, losing 36-14. The result confirmed Germany’s superiority and gives Brazil plenty to work on ahead of the Americas Rugby Championship. Brazil’s  next assignment, though, ...

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Up and Under

Up and Under is a weekly feature on Americas Rugby News which reviews the best and worst from games involving the Americas teams over the previous week.   UP Buenos Aires Buenos Aires are once again Argentine Provincial champions. Former international flanker Tomás de la Vega led Buenos Aires to a ...

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Americas Rankings – November 28 2016

Following the completion of international competition this weekend there have been changes to the Americas Rankings. The updated Americas Rankings – November 28 2016 shows final positions for Tier 1 and 2 sides. Argentina’s away loss to England sees no change to the rankings. England entered the future with a ...

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Brazil Fall to Germany in Freezing Leipzig

Brazil Fell to Germany in Freezing Leipzig this afternoon. The Central Europeans completed a comprehensive win, outscoring the Brazilians by five tries to one. The 36-14 scoreline was notably more impressive than that of game one. Germany started the match in full control. Basic work from a lineout saw Jaco ...

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Germany team for second Brazil test

Germany has made three changes to their starting team to face Brazil at Bruno Place Stadion in Leipzig on Saturday. A victory would give them a perfect November campaign with last week’s 16-6 opening test win over Os Tupis at Heidelberg preceded by a surprise 24-21 upset of Uruguay in ...

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Brazil Change Three for Germany Take Two

Brazil has made three changes for the second test against Germany. The teams meet in Leipzig in Saturday to complete the two-match series. Having won 16-6 in game one it is the Germans who are favorites. For game two Head Coach Rodolfo Ambrosio has made changes to the pack. While the ...

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ARN Forecast – November 25-26

It was another traumatic week for our intrepid panel, with all six Americas teams beaten to the finish line and our so-called gurus left to retreat with their tails between their legs. With most of our friends from the USA camping out with family and big birds and others choosing ...

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World Cup 2019 Draw Date Confirmed for May 10

World Rugby and the Japan 2019 organising committee have confirmed that the Rugby World Cup 2019 pool draw will take place on 10 May, 2017 in Kyoto’s State Guest House. The iconic venue is a national symbol in Japan and has played host to globally important meetings, including hosting world ...

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